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  • 21 October 2016

    CSaP Policy Leaders Fellowship continues to grow

    The latest recruit to CSaP’s Policy Leaders Fellowship – now in its fourth year of activities – is the Permanent Secretary of the Scottish Government, Leslie Evans.
  • 20 October 2016

    Multi-level governance of climate change: CSaP Policy Workshop

    The Paris Agreement has been hailed as a major step in global climate change mitigation efforts, but how can different levels of governance work together to make the promises of Paris a reality? CSaP held a Policy Workshop bringing together climate specialists to discuss this question.
  • 19 October 2016

    Early career researchers discuss the benefits of building connections between science and policy

    CSaP organised a talk for early career researchers to gain a better understanding of the role of research in the policy development process.
  • 14 October 2016

    CSaP Annual Reception 2016: building bridges between science and policy

    Clare Moriarty, an alumna of the CSaP Policy Leaders Fellowship scheme, described experiences throughout her career which had reinforced the value of strong communication between policy and research, before going on to explain why she had enjoyed the PLF programme as one of its first members.
  • 13 October 2016

    Why do farmers and advisers in the UK use decision support tools?

    Dr David Rose, a CSaP Visiting Research Fellow, describes recent work investigating use of tools which provide evidence-based decision-making advice to policy-makers and practitioners in a useable form.
  • 12 October 2016

    Public Service Transformation: What’s Next?

    Digital technology has already transformed the private sector, from improving efficiency to fundamentally altering how consumers interact with businesses and producers. Dr Mark Thompson of Cambridge Judge Business School argues that this technology must have the same impact on government if it is to survive the coming digital revolution.
  • 10 October 2016

    The Future of Genomic Medicine Patents in Europe and the US

    Decisions relating to the patenting of genomics medicine technology were debated at a recent CSaP Policy workshop on precision medicine and intellectual property.
  • 6 October 2016

    CSaP Policy Fellowships: how to challenge thinking

    The CSaP Policy Fellowship is a flexible professional development programme which starts with five days spent at the University of Cambridge meeting with researchers from a wide range of disciplines to discuss questions that you identify as important to you.
  • 4 October 2016

    Insights for Impact Report: Highlighting Psychology Research for Policy

    A new annual report titled Insights for Impact has been compiled and published by the Department of Psychology at the University of Cambridge to highlight the influence that recent psychological research could have in policy.
  • 27 September 2016

    Honest advocacy for nature: presenting a persuasive narrative for conservation

    This paper presents the case of the Lawton Review, which was able to seize on an opportunity to communicate a rigorously argued, persuasive and practical conservation message; in other words, it performed ‘honest advocacy’.